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Kleyn: The Video Game Font Powering Etherfield Studio’s ‘Drop’
"Drop", the electrifying hacker/cyberpunk thriller game, is a testament to the power of well-chosen visual elements, including the all-important video game font. Understanding the crucial role that design plays in the gaming experience, Etherfield Studio meticulously selected every aspect of "Drop", right down to the ideal font for their game's UI/UX. Etherfield Studio selected Kleyn by Reghardt Grobbelaar as the perfect fit for "Drop." With its wide range of 370 glyphs and bitmap/tech
20+ Fonts Similar to Cooper Black: Perfect for Retro Designs
Evoking the spirit of bygone eras, the chunky and popular Cooper Black font brings a retro touch to your designs. Oswald Bruce Cooper initially crafted this typeface, ideal for headlines and logotypes, and larger body copy. While Cooper Black stands out with its unique playful and vintage aesthetic, many other fonts share these qualities. Whether you're looking to create a vintage design or give your project an edgy, retro feel, there are multiple options available at YouWorkForThem. We've
Neonic 2: Crafting Abstract Backgrounds with Studio 2am
Studio 2am is a collaborative design studio based in Australia. Featuring designers that create “beautiful things,” Studio 2am focuses on creating inventive graphic design assets that make it easy to add inspired and expressive Photoshop effects, including distortions, abstract backgrounds, gradients, and amazing blending masks. One of their most recent releases through YouWorkForThem is Neonic 2, the sister collection to Neonic. Neonic 2 is a stock art series of 30 intense and
The 1980s: A Decade of Iconic, Eclectic and Retro Design Trends
In recent history, the 1980s style stands out as an era of vibrant colors and unforgettable subcultures. This vibrant decade, remembered fondly by Generation X and rediscovered by Millennials and Generation Z, left an indelible mark. It was a time of experimentation, flamboyance, and individuality, particularly in the realm of graphic retro design. As we revisit the 80s, we find a treasure trove of inspiration in its dynamic design trends.   1980s Retro Design: An Era of Unmatched
Unveiling the Aveda Font Strategy: The Role of YouWorkForThem
Aveda is known worldwide for their natural, sustainable health and beauty products, and their marketing and packaging designs are just as impactful as their esteem in the marketplace. With well-established branding that is already familiar to their millions of customers around the globe, they need to carefully choose complementary additions to their visual “family,” and that’s why YouWorkForThem was the obvious choice for them. Four fonts caught their attention and have become major
Creating a Glitch Text Effect in Photoshop
Our friends at Pixelbuddha are experts at creating first class design tools: Photoshop effects, logo mockups, photo effects, glitch effects, overlays, textile mockups, brushes, map creators, and more. In this special feature, Pixelbuddha presents a tutorial where you’ll create a poster design with shattered, glitch text effect. First, let us shed some light on the concept of displacement maps for Adobe Photoshop, contributing largely to all sorts of distortion effects for warping objects,
Districtside – The Graffiti Font Redefining Street Cred
The Evolution of Typography: Graffiti Fonts in Modern Design Typography, as an art form, has continuously evolved, reflecting the times in which it is created. The invention of the graffiti font is no exception. Rooted in the raw, unfiltered expression of street art, graffiti fonts bring a unique visual flavor to the design world. They echo the rebellious spirit and creativity of urban artists, giving a gritty and authentic voice to digital designs. This brings us to our spotlight of the
A Brief History Of Franklin Gothic
You've likely seen the Franklin Gothic typeface a thousand times without even realizing it. From advertising logos and billboards, television and movie screens, books and album covers, board games and computer games, this timeless typeface is everywhere. Morris Fuller Benton created the original version of Franklin Gothic in 1902. The typeface found its influence in Akzidenz Grotesk types and it was issued by American Type Founders (ATF), where Benton himself served as chief typeface
Exploring The Bones of Typography: Part Three
Understanding Typography Terms When you're reading through the product descriptions for fonts on YouWorkForThem, you'll often come across a number of strange terms that don't necessarily mean a whole lot unless you actually work in the field of typography. For type designers, a "counter" isn't just the place where the coffee pot lives, and the word, "terminal," certainly isn't referencing the closest airport or bus depot. Typographic terms can seem especially confusing when you don't know
Exploring The Bones Of Typography: Part Two
Typographic terms can seem especially confusing when you don't know exactly what they mean. In Part Two of our "Exploring The Bones Of Typography" series, we're going to get into the actual placement and spacing of letters, numbers, and punctuation. When you're reading a block of text, a lot of work actually went into making sure that it's not only legible, but comfortable to read after a font is typed out. Some parts of each letter's placement happen automatically, but there are some parts
Exploring The Bones of Typography: Part One
Typographic terms can seem downright confusing when you don't know exactly what they mean, so we thought it would be fun to do a three-part series that really digs into the bones of typography. Through a little digital archeology, we're going to explore the structure of letters and drop a little useful knowledge on the subject of typography. We hope that this guide will help laymen to better understand a bit about type design, and it might even help those aspiring typographers who aren't sure
Grotesque Fonts: What They Are and Which Are The Best
In typography, grotesque fonts (or grotesk) are roughly synonymous with "sans serif." Serif typefaces feature short, decorative lines that extend from a character's body, like Times New Roman, Palatino, or Garamond. In use since the 1460s, serif fonts were the publishing norm until the 1800s. By contrast, grotesques do not have these decorative lines, hence "sans serif" or "without serif."   The Birth of Grotesque Fonts The first sans serif font is attributed William Caslon IV in
Microbe Organism – Abstract Backgrounds from Huebert World
Hugh Adams: Creating Mesmerizing Abstract Backgrounds Hugh Adams, a talented graphic designer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia, has been making waves in the design industry for over 15 years. He established his own online studio and shop, Huebert World, as a go-to source for premium design resources tailored to the graphic design industry, especially when it comes to abstract backgrounds. Hugh's impressive design portfolio spans across various mediums, including book covers,
The Timeless Appeal of Comic Book Fonts: Unleashing Creativity in 2023
The world of comic books is an exciting realm filled with vibrant characters and captivating stories. The right font plays a crucial role in bringing these tales to life on the page, setting the tone and style for readers to immerse themselves in. As we step into 2023, YouWorkForThem is thrilled to showcase our top five comic book fonts that will take your projects to new heights.   The Timeless Appeal of Comic Book Fonts Comic book fonts possess a unique charm that seamlessly blends
A Versatile Grotesque Font for Text and Graphic Design
Groteskly Yours Studio brings us the captivating "Resist Sans," a free-spirited grotesque font that perfectly balances the innate desire for rebellion and a tendency towards uniformity. This versatile grotesque font showcases a neat, minimalist look while emphasizing the individuality of each letter form. The name "Resist Sans" itself hints at the typeface's rebellious nature. Resist Sans is available in 28 styles and two versions—Display and Text. Each version comes in seven weights,
YWFT Ultramagnetic: The West Elm Font for Global Success
YWFT Ultramagnetic: This is the bold, smooth West Elm font choice for the global home decor retail chain, in its worldwide marketing and branding efforts. Whether it's in-store displays, social media, or their corporate website in WebFont format, this font is integral to West Elm's global success. Known internally as "Ultramag," this font carries the emblem of YouWorkForThem's excellence, boasting an inherent dual nature that is both "soft and gothic." YWFT Ultramagnetic, a harmonious blend
Ten Great Movie Fonts For Title Sequences
Choosing the right movie font for the opening title sequence is crucial to setting the tone and building the brand of the film. A well-designed font can make all the difference in the success of a movie's presentation. Take "Jaws," for example, if Comic Sans had been used, it would have completely shifted the mood away from the bloodcurdling terror that the audience was meant to experience. Movies are (for the most part) as unique as the individuals who conceptualized them and we realize
Beyond Helvetica: Exploring the Diverse World of Swiss Style Fonts
At YouWorkForThem, we appreciate the impact Swiss Style has had on design, modern font design and typography. To celebrate its enduring influence, we've put together this comprehensive guide to help you understand and embrace the principles of Swiss Style in your own creative work. In this article, we'll delve into the history, key features, and contemporary applications of Swiss Style, while showcasing a selection of our meticulously crafted font designs that embody its core
Didone Fonts: The Unseen Influencers of Fashion and Luxury
At YouWorkForThem, we're excited to present an insightful exploration into the world of Didone fonts, a captivating genre of serif fonts often associated with high fashion and elegance. These fascinating fonts, including the likes of Didot font, Bodoni, have adorned the pages of countless fashion magazines and clothing brand logos (like the Vogue font). In this feature article, we'll dive deep into the history and characteristics of Didone typefaces, examining their influences from old fashion
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